No, You Can’t Borrow My Google Glass

I recently had a chance to play around with Google Glass while I wasn’t wearing my contact lenses. I squinted and tried my best to see the holographic screen that appears to float in front of the high-tech eyewear, but because of my nearsightedness, it Read More …

University of Phoenix, Ask.com Are Google’s Biggest Advertisers

As an industry, finance may be the biggest spender on Google search, but it’s the University of Phoenix, the largest for-profit college in the U.S.,¬†which is Google’s single biggest paid search client. According to a search marketing firm WordStream, the university spent an average of Read More …

Twitter Hires Google Maps Director to Serve as Product VP

Image: Mashable Can Google Maps help Twitter find its way to designing a more mainstream product? Twitter confirmed Tuesday that it has hired Daniel Graf to serve as its new VP of consumer product. Graf had previously worked at Google since 2011, initially overseeing the Read More …

Boingo and Google Offer Free Wi-Fi in 4,000 Locations

Boingo Wireless, one of the largest Wi-Fi providers in the world, will team up with Google to bring free Wi-Fi to more than 4,000 hotspots across the U.S. for the month of September. Through Google Play, the web-search giant will partner with Boingo to give Read More …

Google Makes Massive Renewable Energy Deal To Power Data Centers

In one of the biggest renewable energy deals made by a non-utility company, your cat videos and Internet searches could soon be carbon neutral as Google has just announced that it has increased the amount of green energy powering its data centers and buildings. This Read More …

Did Google Just Jump the Shark?

In case you missed it, Google broke a cardinal rule of its famously clean white-space design Tuesday morning. For the first time, the company put an animated banner ad on its sacrosanct search homepage. “The playground is open,” the ad, for the Nexus 7 tablet, Read More …

Facebook’s "Move Fast, Break Things" Era Is Over

CEO Mark Zuckerberg is now preaching stability for Facebook’s platform, as the massive land grab for developers accelerates. View this image › BuzzFeed/Matthew Lynley In its earliest days, Facebook was able to outmaneuver larger companies like MySpace or Google by pushing updates quickly and tolerating Read More …

Google Stock Passes $700 a Share for First Time Since 2007

While everyone has been focused on Apple’s stock in recent weeks, Google’s stock just passed a major milestone of its own. Google topped $700 a share on Friday morning for the first time in nearly five years. The stock opened at $700 on the dot Read More …

24 Honest Slogans Show How We Really Feel About Famous Companies

Whether you like it or not, large companies’ and corporations’ logos and slogans are essentially a mild form of mind control. They are designed very carefully by teams of designers and marketers to ensure that they will inspire trust and the desire to purchase their Read More …

Google Dethrones Apple as ‘Top Global Brand’

Buzz over new and improved products has helped Google surpass Apple in Impact Media Value, making it the Top Global Brand according to General Sentiment’s Global Brands Report for Q2 2012. Impact Media Value assigns a dollar value to the amount of buzz over a Read More …